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Scientists (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand has many great scientists that work in a lot of different areas of science. Their research and discoveries have a big effect on our world. In thi...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Inventors and inventions

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who discover new methods of doing things or technology which improve our lifestyle are called inventors. The new technologies which they develop are i...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Gold rush (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The New Zealand gold rush began with the discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all o...

Entry last updated: 7/07/22
History (Australia)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Australia has a long history. It was first settled by Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, and then in the late 1700s it was used by Britain as a prison...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Renaissance

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages in Europe. It lasted from the mid-14th century to the mid-17th century (1350-1650 AD), and was a time of great scien...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Explorers and exploration

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Over time explorers have travelled widely to visit undiscovered parts of the world. There have been many periods of exploration from the Ancient Greeks and R...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Evolution

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Evolution is a scientific theory used by biologist to explain how living things have changed over a long period of time. Charles Darwin, a British naturalist...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
First encounters (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

2019 marked 250 years since the first meeting between Māori and the Europeans. This happened when James Cook, on board the Endeavour, sighted New Zealand on ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Captain Cook (1728 - 1779)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Captain James Cook was a British sea captain, navigator and explorer. He spent many years sailing around and mapping the South Pacific. He visited New Zealan...

Entry last updated: 11/04/22